The Executive Investor
“Good Career … Great Investments!”
From Author Steve Leeward
A story about a man and his quest for financial independence

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Successful executives tend to have a positive “can do” attitude. This helps them approach their investments with optimism and pragmatism. They also tend to work in environments which have a high level of ambiguity and risk. This prepares them to navigate the uncertainties of the financial markets with more comfort and confidence.

More objectively, the main advantages of being an executive investor involve the existence of a reliable income, the availability of career investments, as well as the possibility of investing for the long term.

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Executives often have a hard time translating their dreams into reality. The reasons why most executives fail to create personal wealth usually have something to do with overspending, time constraints, and/or concerns about independence.

Overspending: Our rationalization for overspending usually comes in two forms. Either we believe that there is no point in saving because tomorrow may never come. Or we are having such a hard time paying for our current lifestyle that there is simply nothing left to save. Whether these assumptions are wright of wrong, there is one thing we can be certain of; if we believe we can’t save, we never will save. It’s a question of mindset. Easier said than done!

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Executive Investors are businessmen and women who use their earned income to generate personal wealth. They do this to fulfill their dream of financial independence. Even though they might love their career, they yearn for the peace of mind that comes from being financially secure.

Within the workplace, executive investors include C-Suite officers (CEOs, CFOs, COOs, etc.), presidents, vice-presidents, directors, managers, administrative staff and anyone in between. Their wealth is found in the quality of their education and experience rather than the size of their investment portfolios.

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